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THE EDMONTON OILERS:WHO’S GOT THE TAB-WHO’S GOT THE CLASS?

The recent story about the NHL Edmonton Oilers and their New Year’s Eve restaurant bill was a very good example of very bad public relations. And half of the...

January 5, 2010 View more...
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THE SIMPSONS AND “SCRUBS” – DEFINITELY SHARK BAIT

“Jumping the shark” is an expression that I wished I had invented because it is a very good assessment of the time when good shows go bad. Bad in...

January 2, 2010 View more...
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BLOWIN’ SMOKE:THE MYSTAR BLOG-A MINEFIELD OF OPINIONS

Mystarcollectorcar.com is primarily automotive centered-we had to go that way. Once we designed the logo with the car on it we really limited our possibilities, so we put this...

January 1, 2010 View more...
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BONOBO CHIMPANZEES:JUNGLE LOVE OR VINE SWINGER?

PBS has some interesting nature programs that serve to educate viewers in the call of the wild. The concept was never more evident when I happened to catch a...

December 30, 2009 View more...
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FULL FACIAL BEARDS:POTENTIAL NEW FAD AND EVERY WOMAN’S NIGHTMARE

I noticed that several current NFL players are currently sporting beards, and not a half-done goatee number that became fashionable in the early 90s and still graces the faces...

December 30, 2009 View more...
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HIJACKERS AND TERRORISTS-WHEN CRAZED LOWLIFE MISFIT LOSERS BUY PLANE TICKETS

So another idiot attempted to blow himself up in a sorry-ass attempt to become a babe magnet in the afterlife as a martyr for the cause. These idiots take...

December 28, 2009 View more...
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DEXTER MORGAN….THE MOST BELOVED SERIAL KILLER OF OUR TIME

Let’s face it, the field is pretty much wide open in this category. Nobody will shed any crocodile tears because John Wayne Gacey or Ted Bundy no longer walk...

December 27, 2009 View more...
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THREE REALLY FAMOUS PEOPLE THAT I’VE NEVER HEARD OF…

You hit a certain age in life where you lose touch with who counts in celebrity world-for me this happened at the tail end of the Jimmy Carter administration....

December 26, 2009 View more...
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DUDE….HOW A TERM FROM THE 19TH CENTURY IS 21ST CENTURY HIP

“Dude” has its roots in the language of the 1870s as a term for city guys that didn’t quite measure up to life in the Old West. They were...

December 18, 2009 View more...
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I DREAMED A BRAND NEW DREAM WITH LESS SUSAN BOYLE

Don’t get me wrong. I have nothing but admiration for this overnight sensation from Scotland, home of my ancestors. But enough is enough, I have reached the saturation point...

December 18, 2009 View more...

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SEPTEMBER 30, 2015: HOW TO TELL IF YOU HAVE THE CAR GUY SICKNESS

    We have touched upon the concept of “car guy sickness” in earlier MSCC articles, but we will review the affliction for newer readers.   “The term was...

September 30, 2015 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 (OCTOBER 2014): ’32 FORD PICKUP – HOW’S THIS FOR A 47 YEAR OLD GRADE 11 PROJECT?

  Most guys don’t hang onto anything from Grade 11.   The clothes don’t fit anymore, the bookshelf you built was used for firewood at a grad party and...

September 30, 2014 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 (OCTOBER 2013): ’62 DODGE POLARA 500 TWO DOOR HARDTOP-THE “JUST GOTTA HAVE IT CAR”

  Every car guy has faced the same temptation-it’s called that “just gotta have it car”.   There are checks and balances in life in the world of old...

September 30, 2013 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 25, 2012: LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN–IT WAS A BAD DAY FOR OLD IRON ON THE ROAD TODAY

  If you want an uncomplicated life, you may want to steer around the old car world.   Sure the vehicles come from an uncomplicated mechanical era but, like...

September 25, 2012 View more...

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SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!   Are you too busy to check out MSCC regularly? That’s too bad because MyStarCollectorCar is updated every day.   You don’t...

October 25, 2017 View more...
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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018   Welcome to the MyStarCollectorCar Market Report.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales so...

August 3, 2017 View more...
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INSTANT CELEBRITY—FIVE PIECES OF OLD IRON THAT WILL MAKE YOU FAMOUS

  This is an era when anyone can be a celebrity.   Thanks to the Internet a guy can fall off a roof and watch the video of his mishap get a million views—all from the comfort of a hospital bed during his rehab.   That’s instant celebrity but a much less painful road to See More

ARE YOU A SPECULATOR, A DREAMER OR A REALIST IN THE CAR HOBBY?

  There are many divisions and subdivisions within the car hobby.   Some guys only like street rods, others like classic muscle cars while others skew heavily toward VW Beetles.   Those are more like fan clubs but the motivation behind the scenes in the car hobby breaks down into three different categories—speculators, dreamers and See More

MSCC APRIL 20 FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE UNDERRATED CLASSIC CAR TAIL LIGHTS

    There will always be a debate about what was the coolest car ever built because there are an infinite number of choices.   Some guys may see the Hyundai Elantra as the peak of automotive style—that’s the beauty of a free society but most guys dig a little deeper for what they consider See More

BYE BYE TRI-FIVE: THE DAWN OF THE 1958 CHEVY

    The 1950s became famous when the finned car era took flight in the back nine of the decade.   GM joined in the reindeer games in a big way with their lineup and car guys witnessed the evolution of the fin on the 1955 to ’57 Chevys.   The three model years became See More

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MSCC APRIL 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THEY CAN BE FOUND AT EVERY LATITUDE

  The vintage car culture is most often associated with North America thanks to the massive presence of classic Detroit iron on the streets.   That may be true...

April 20, 2018 View more...
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DO IT YOURSELF CAR APPRAISALS—YES, YOU CAN HANDLE IT

  I had my first experience with vintage car appraisals back in the late 90s with a ’59 Plymouth.   I needed an appraisal for insurance and they definitely...

March 29, 2018 View more...
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TALKING CARS WITH CATHERINE BACH—YES, DAISY DUKE IS DEFINITELY A CAR GIRL

  The Dukes of Hazzard ran from 1979 to 1985 and in that time this TV show became an icon to car guys.   Car guys liked this show...

March 13, 2018 View more...
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WORLD OF WHEELS/AUTORAMA: A GREAT CAR GUY WAY TO BEAT CABIN FEVER

  We at MyStarCollectorCar spend plenty of time on the road during the summer car season-but the long winter season gets a little longer because car shows are as...

February 24, 2018 View more...

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SAINT ALBERT ROCK’N AUGUST—THE BIG SHOW RETURNS AUGUST 7-11

  Rock’n August is one of Western Canada’s biggest annual car shows.   The whole community gets behind this week-long event because this is a showcase for the best...

December 16, 2017
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JULY 28, 2018 19th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

FEATURE CAR—THIS MONSTER ’69 CHARGER       The 2nd Generation Chargers are widely seen as one of the most iconic muscle cars ever built. They looked fast from...

June 19, 2017
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JUNE 23, 2018 Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino!

  EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION...

April 21, 2017
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APRIL 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  APRIL 1: KAMLOOPS, BC VCCC Kamloops Chapter Easter Parade   APRIL 1: EDMONTON, AB The Edmonton Antique Car Club will be Celebrating Easter with our 55th Annual Easter...

October 5, 2015

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